The Sad Sack is an American fictional comic strip and comic book character created by Sgt. George Baker during World War II. Set in the United States Army, Sad Sack depicted an otherwise unnamed, lowly private experiencing some of the absurdities and humiliations of military life. The phrase entered the vernacular to describe a meek, blundering, inept serviceman who nonetheless means well but resignedly finding the odds always against him in military life...
Keywords: sad sack; comic books; comics
|The Sad Sack|
1 Episode of the Sad Sack.Returns home from the army.
Keywords: The sad Sack; old time radio
|Sad Sack 03 Eps (1 Inc)|
(03 Episodes - 1 Inc) "Sad Sack" Created by Sgt. George Baker during WWII, "Sad Sack" began his life as a Comic Strip character when, on June 1942, Harvey Comics issued the first Sad Sack Comic book titled "Yank the Army Weekly". In the summer of 1946, with the help of Herb Vigran & Sponsor Old Gold Cigarettes, Sad Sack came to life on the radio. Sad Sack" aired as the summer replacement for Frank Sinatra's radio program which lasted from June 12th until Sept 04th of the same year...
Keywords: OTR; Old Time Radio; Sitcom; Situation Comedy; Comic Book; Sad Sack
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|(1942) Camp Claiborne, Louisiana|
A photographic journey through Camp Claiborne in World War Two. Soldiers bought these at the post exchange (P.X.) and mailed them to relatives, friends and acquaitences to show them where they were they were taking Basic Combat Training, Advanced Infantry Training or both before being sent overseas to Asia or Europe.
Keywords: army_life; army_post; soldiers; U.S.Army; insignia; uniforms; B.C.T; A.I.T; soldiering; Camp_Claiborne; Louisiana; army-chow; Sad_Sack; Stars_and-Stripes; Pictorial_history_of_WW2_Army_life; K.P; Guard_Duty; C-Rations; Chow; Latrines; seeing_the_world